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How to convert a video file to an iso to burn to dvd

Posted 06-17-2011 at 01:35 AM by gruven

I have been looking for this stuff for a while, and while it is out there, the documentation is fragmented. I am posting here the steps that I am using to create dvds from regular video files with completely free software. I use Linux, and I don't know if the tools are available in Windows or not. This tutorial is for linux. There are probably gui tools to do all of this stuff, but I have found that the command line tools are much more efficient and just work a lot better. They don't crash near...
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hmmm good!

Posted 06-16-2011 at 03:05 PM by peonuser
Updated 06-22-2011 at 07:07 PM by peonuser

Though I am half Italian(Sicilian), I have never eaten cannoli till a few days ago. Since then, I do not eat more than two a day. I am addicted to them now. Definitely plan to make them again at the holidays.

Home-made-cannoli-forms
Home-made-Cannoli

A few things I put together:

Linux-computer-tweeting
Display-PDF-files-with-a-linux-server
Web-page-scraping-via-Linux
Upgrade-a-home-router


Still to finish:
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Event accommodation?

Posted 06-16-2011 at 01:08 PM by williamfromtexas
Updated 06-16-2011 at 01:09 PM by williamfromtexas

Sorry for the recent spate of "Are you going to the desktop summit?" posts -- I've been interviewing and announcing and editing things for the DS, sometimes I get stuck in that frame of mind!

Anyways, are you going to the desktop summit?? It's in Berlin in August, I should be there. ;-)

If you haven't yet, you should book your accommodation, and you may be interested to use some of the hotel partners that we've arranged for the event. You can see the participating...
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Dual Booting Linux Mint and Ubuntu

Posted 06-16-2011 at 08:23 AM by megasaputra

Finally, I can install Ubuntu 11.04. Although I have to install Linux Mint 11 in the second for dual booting. In Linux Mint, there is not addition 'nomodeset' command line in recovery mode. So, I add this command. Then I can boot Linux Mint.
In Ubuntu, there is not addition 'xforcevesa' command line in recovery mode like in Linux Mint. Then I add this when installing Ubuntu. After that, I can install successfully. Then, the computer must restart. Then for the first time, Ubuntu can boot....
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add users to linux without using useradd!!

Posted 06-15-2011 at 04:21 PM by bsl4ever

Hi all,

do you guys know how to add a user to a linux box without using useradd?
I'm working on a project to disect the process of adding users, but can't use useradd command.
I know this involves modifying couple of files such as /etc/passwd, /etc/groups, etc..
but i'm sure there is more to it.
I couldn't find useradd source code which would answered this question.

Thanks.
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